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certified dental assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

Sechelt, BC
V0N3A0

Salary

$29.00 to $33.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 40 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Dental practice
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Prepare patients for dental examinations
  • Prepare plaster models and moulds
  • Order dental and office supplies
  • Perform administrative functions for the dental laboratory
  • Prepare dental instruments and filling materials
  • Maintain and order supplies
  • Perform reception and clerical duties
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
  • Educate patients concerning oral hygiene
  • Polish teeth and clinical crowns and apply fluoride and sealant
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Perform intra-oral duties
  • Take and develop X-rays
  • Record dental procedures performed on patients
  • Invoice patients for dental services
  • Polish and buff dentures
  • Take preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Membership in the Canadian Dental Assistants Association
  • Registration with provincial or territorial authorities

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS PowerPoint

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Hand-eye co-ordination

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

  • Experience an asset

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Parking available

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